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Lida Daidaihua Slimming Capsules
- Recall notice: Physio Care Lida Dai Dai Hua Jiao Nang Slimming Capsules
29 October 2007
- Recall of Lida Daidaihua slimming capsules
health alert, 19 October 2007
The TGA became aware on 17 October 2007 that a South Australian based company has been illegally supplying a product called "Lida Daidaihua Slimming Capsules". This product is not approved for use in Australia.
Testing of "Lida Daidaihua Slimming Capsules" by the TGA has revealed that it contains a derivative of sibutramine, a prescription only substance that should only be used under the supervision of a doctor.
The TGA has instructed the supplier of "Lida Daidaihua Slimming Capsules", Mekong Grocery, to cease supplying the product and initiate a consumer-level recall. The supplier has ceased supplying and promoting these goods through its website.
Consumers who have purchased this product are warned not to use it and to consult a medical practitioner if they have taken it and have concerns about their health.